Saturday, March 14, 2009

Couldn't have said it better myself

"The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction,
is the first and only object of good government."

— Thomas Jefferson

"(W)hen a strict interpretation of the Constitution ... is abandoned, and the theoretical opinions of individuals are allowed to control its meaning, we have no longer a Constitution; we are under the government of individual men, who for the time being have power to declare what the Constitution is, according to their own views of what it ought to mean."

— Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Curtiss, March 6, 1857, dissenting from the Dred Scott ruling that slaves were property
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3 Comments:

MooBee Mama said...

Amen and Amen.

Dr. Charity said...

Tell that to the people who voted to destroy Iraq.

Sled Dawgs said...

Hi my friend. We are back home and missing all of you all like crazy. Our house is getting loaded today and we will be officially homeless. I always enjoy seeing what is on your mind. Thanks for the smiles and the encouragement.